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Category: WELLNESS

“Man sacrifices his health in order to make money. Then he sacrifices his money to recuperate his health. and then he is so anxious about the future that he does not enjoy the present; the result being that he does not live in the present or the future; he lives as if he is never going to die, and then dies having never really lived.” (The Dalai Lama)

Tea recipe: Silver Needle tea with goji berries, baby chrysanthemum, and lotus seeds

 

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Tisane-infused recipe: Calming + comforting oatmeal

 

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Classic combo: Frankincense + myrrh

  Natural or synthetic? Best for? The story The science Warning(s) Are they safe? Product(s)   Natural or synthentic? Natural. There are many manufacturers out there that mislabel extracts from adulterated genus species as frankincense and myrrh. So always look for the words “Boswellia” and “Commiphora” on the ingredients list of your frankincense and myrrh products respectively. Also known as: […]

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The 3 R’s of teatime

  I don’t know about you, but I feel like everyone around me is getting busier these days. The traffic conditions in Jakarta doesn’t help either. You feel stressed out all the time, as you seem to be doing a thousand different things at any given moment. But at the end of the day, you feel […]

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I hope this is the last reason you are drinking your daily cup of tea …

  The health benefits of tea is well-recorded through history. After all, the tea culture began by viewing the cup as medicine. As much as I’m psyched to see its popularity spiking up again in recent years, which I believe is largely backed by the fast-growing wellness industry worldwide, I also see an unhealthy pattern of thought budding among […]

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